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Meet the Press - September 24, 2017

NBC News - Meet the Press<p>“09.24.17”<p>CHUCK TODD:<p>This Sunday, race, free speech, and patriotism. President Trump takes on NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem.<p>DONALD TRUMP:<p>Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say, "Get that son of a …

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Mark Cuban: Pres. Trump Needs to ‘Be Able to Take the Blowback’

Dallas Mavericks owner and businessman Mark Cuban has pushed back at President Trump’s criticism of NFL players who decline to stand during the pledge of allegiance, as well as the president’s decision to revoke a White House invitation to Golden State Warriors' star Stephen Curry.<p>“If the …

Mark Cuban

White House ‘Planning’ on Health Care Vote This Week

WASHINGTON — Despite a rushed timetable and the daunting task of pulling together enough votes, the White House is “planning” on the Senate voting on the “Graham-Cassidy” health care bill this week, White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short said on Sunday’s “Meet The Press.”<p>He claims …

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Trump’s Poll Numbers Rise, But Only With His Base

After a rough summer, the latest poll numbers look a bit better for President Donald Trump. But according to the NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey, one group of voters may be at the core of Trump’s bump: men without a college degree.<p>The September NBC/WSJ poll, conducted before this weekend’s …

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'I Trust Him,' Pelosi Says On Trump DACA Deal

Marc Short, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Rand Paul join Meet the Press to talk health care and Trump's NFL comments. Catch it in this week's COMPRESSED.

Nancy Pelosi

Trump's Poll Numbers Inch Upwards, But Only With Base

According to the NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey, one group of voters may be at the core of Trump’s bump: men without a college degree.

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Devastation in Puerto Rico: How You Can Help

In the aftermath of hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico will face months of rebuilding. Chuck shares the information of four charities working to help.

Puerto Rico

In London NFL Game, Players Kneel During National Anthem

At a football game in London, players on both the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars took a knee during the American National Anthem in protest.

U.S. Virgin Islands

Pelosi: Trump Agreed With Democrats on Essence of the 'Dream Act'

In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd that she trusts the president to honor an agreement that protects so-called "dreamers."

Nancy Pelosi

Full Pelosi Interview: 'I Trust Him' on President's DACA Pledge

In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd that she believes the president will honor his commitment to pass new "Dreamer" legislation.

Nancy Pelosi

President Vs. Players: Trump's Comments 'Uniting' NFL Owners, Athletes

Rich Lowry, Stephen Henderson, Stephanie Cutter and Eliana Johnson are joined on the MTP Panel along with Mike Tirico from NBC Sports to discuss NFL protests during the National Anthem.

NFL Owners

Full Short Interview: We're Planning Health Care Vote 'This Week'

In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short tells Chuck Todd that industry groups in opposition to the Graham-Cassidy proposal are compromised.

Health Care

Rand Paul Says 'People Have a Right to Protest' After Trump's NFL Feud

In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says that, "if I were president, I would probably not get involved” in NFL-protest controversy.

Rand Paul

Full Paul Interview: New Health Care Proposal 'A Bad Idea'

In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) explains why he continues to oppose anything short of a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

Health Care

Despite Doubts, W.H Says 'Pre-Existing Conditions are Protected' in New Health Care Proposal

Marc Short, the White House Director of Legislative Affairs, tells Chuck Todd that there is nothing in the Graham-Cassidy Health Care Plan that would change protections for those with pre-existing conditions.

Health Care

Marc Short: Warriors Were First to Politicize White House Visit

Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short tells Chuck Todd that Steph Curry's invitation to the White House to celebrate the Warriors' championship seas was meant to be an honor.

The White House

Marc Cuban: President Trump Must 'Be Able to Take the Blowback' When He Attacks Athletes and the NFL

Dallas Mavericks owner Marc Cuban tells Meet the Press that the president's attacks on athletes open the door for sports stars to criticize him.

Mark Cuban

How Are Religion And Politics Connected?

Washington Post columnist and author Sally Quinn shares her personal journey with faith and how religion affects our everyday politics.<p>Up next in:<p>MTP …

Donald Trump

Trump Travels To Alabama As Senate Race Heats Up

Brian Lyman and Michael Scherer talk the Alabama Republican Senate Primary Race between Luther Strange and Roy Moore and how much influence the …

Donald Trump

How Donald Trump Is Splitting the Republican Party in Two

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>We now have data to prove that today’s Republican Party is split in two — between a Trump Party and your more traditional GOP.<p>This week’s NBC News/Wall Street …

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First Read’s Morning Clips: Americans Pessimistic on Race Relations

<b>TRUMP AGENDA: Americans pessimistic on race relations</b><p>From one of us: “Seven-in-10 Americans view race relations in the United States as poor — nearly matching the record high, according to a new poll from NBC News and The Wall Street Journal. In the wake of a white nationalist demonstration in …

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70% Of Americans Have Negative View On Race Relations

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll breaks down race relations in the country and shows that 70% of Americans view the issue as "fairly bad" or …

Donald Trump

California Is Moving To Forefront Of Anti-Trump Agenda

California legislators are trying to pass new legislation that would make the state a "sanctuary state" and another bill that would require …

Donald Trump

Russia Investigation Escalates With Focus On Manafort

The investigation into the Trump campaign's collusion with Russia has turned its focus to former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort. NBC's Ken …

Donald Trump

NBC/WSJ Poll: Americans Pessimistic on Race Relations

WASHINGTON — Seven-in-10 Americans view race relations in the United States as poor — nearly matching the record high, according to a new poll from NBC News and The Wall Street Journal.<p>In the wake of a white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August that ended in the death …

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New NBC/WSJ Poll: 43% Approve Of President Trump

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that Trump has a 43% approval rating, while those who have a positive view of Paul Ryan are only 24%.<p>Up …

Donald Trump

NBC/WSJ Poll: Majority Want DACA, but Trump Backers Oppose It

WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans support congressional action to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but Republicans — and particularly President Donald Trump’s most loyal supporters — want to end it, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.<p>The …

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NBC/WSJ Poll: Public Likes Trump’s Bipartisan Move — But Little Else

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s approval rating has inched up, and more than 70 percent of Americans support his recent deal with Democratic leaders to provide hurricane relief and keep the government open for 90 days, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.<p>But the same …

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Trump’s Approval Rating Ticks Up — With the Help of a Bipartisan Deal

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>Trump’s approval rating ticks up — with the help of his bipartisan move<p>The newest NBC/WSJ poll has good news for President Trump: His job-approval rating has …

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